Research interests

Education and Qualifications

  • BSci, archaeology, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, 1994
  • MSci, archaeology, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, 1997
  • DPhil, School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford, 2001

Research interests

Studies of Lateglacial and Holocene palaeoenvironment and human impact on the vegetation. My research is based on high-resolution pollen analysis of sedimentary cores, with an emphasis on methodologically diverse, multirdisciplinary multi-proxy team work and international cooperation.


Member of the Editorial board of the Documenta Praehistorica


  • Environmental Archaeology, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Arts, Department of Archaeology
  • PhD students
    Nina Caf (2018–2022), Palaeoecological research in the Julian Alps, PhD thesis, Postgraduate School of ZRC SAZU and Institute of Archaeology, ZRC SAZU


Although the Institute of Archeology moved to Novi trg 5,the palinology office and the palynological laboratory are still at Gosposka 13.

Selected publications


Full publication list (pdf)

Publictions (pdf) on Research Gate

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Selected projects

PROGRAMME: Archaeological research (2015−2020) (1 January 201531 December 2020)

5000 years of grazing and mining activities in the Julian Alps (Slovenia): climate-human interactions as reflected in lake sediments, man-modified landscape and archaeological findings (1 July 201930 June 2022)

Vegetation and hydrology of Ljubljansko barje in the past, present and future – a consequence of succession, human impact or climatic fluctuations? (1 July 201428 February 2018)

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